the jelly belly build

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Postby del » Thu Oct 09, 2008 10:48 pm

Well it happened today, I charged the battery. Normally it is charged when the car is running, but has not been hooked to the car since mid August. Not bad for a little lawn mower battery.
Took the mattress out today so I could work on the the insulation, and maybe paint the floor.
11 cans of insulation and here is how it looks.
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Spacey but expensive, I do like the look in a trailer inspired by the 47 Roswell.

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Postby halfdome, Danny » Fri Oct 10, 2008 7:38 am

Hey Del, :shock: don't tell me your ditching that 2"x4" hatch prop. :lol:
Good for you :thumbsup: that looks so much safer for the ole' noggin. :D Danny

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Postby del » Fri Oct 10, 2008 10:12 pm

halfdome, Danny wrote:Hey Del, :shock: don't tell me your ditching that 2"x4" hatch prop. :lol:
Good for you :thumbsup: that looks so much safer for the ole' noggin. :D Danny

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Got to get this silly thing to work before I ditch the wooden prop. If life would stop getting in the way I would work on it.

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Look Ma no 2x4

Postby del » Sat Oct 11, 2008 7:48 pm

Trimmed some weight off my hatch.
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Not the straightest cut in the world.
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But hey I like this part.
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So look no hands or 2x4s holding it up.
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Postby depatty » Sat Oct 11, 2008 9:26 pm

Looking good! :applause: :applause: :applause:
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Postby del » Sun Oct 12, 2008 12:49 am

Went to a big box store a while back and found a light that used 12v bulbs, but had a 110v plug, and a pesky transformer in it. I removed the unnecessary bits and came up with this for the galley.
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Should light up the galley quite well, not bad for 5 or 6 bucks.

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Postby del » Tue Oct 14, 2008 2:51 am

Got the wires for my galley light routed into the cabin.
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The wires will get hidden in the wall, the duct tape is to hold them till the insulation is put in place. Yes I am still working on the galley side wall fix.

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Postby del » Thu Oct 16, 2008 11:48 pm

I am still working on the trailer. Finished the top clearance light install, wired them up too. Got the inside of the wheel spats fiberglassed. And started to insulate the sealing of the trailer.

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Postby leaded » Sat Oct 18, 2008 5:49 pm

About bubble windows......... seen some shocksale equipment.
Typical for stores to sell socks, trousers or similar smalls.
Round clear plastic w/ a lid edge!

Check the conniekit on this car. This bubble has been painted inside to lower the effect as an 3d brakelight.....
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Postby CaptainKram » Sun Oct 19, 2008 12:35 pm

Del, A galley built for two! :thumbsup: :applause: NICE!!! 8) 8)

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Postby del » Sun Oct 19, 2008 1:01 pm

leaded wrote:About bubble windows......... seen some shocksale equipment.
Typical for stores to sell socks, trousers or similar smalls.
Round clear plastic w/ a lid edge!

Check the conniekit on this car. This bubble has been painted inside to lower the effect as an 3d brakelight.....
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The curve of the wall is why using a normal bubble is not practical. Manufacturing one is more than I want to get into. I do have a question, what is a conniekit?

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Postby del » Sun Oct 19, 2008 1:04 pm

CaptainKram wrote:Del, A galley built for two! :thumbsup: :applause: NICE!!! 8) 8)

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Thank you, although I will be the only one using it, and if a second person ever helps, they best not be tall.

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Postby Nitetimes » Mon Oct 20, 2008 12:24 am

del wrote:
leaded wrote:About bubble windows......... seen some shocksale equipment.
Typical for stores to sell socks, trousers or similar smalls.
Round clear plastic w/ a lid edge!

Check the conniekit on this car. This bubble has been painted inside to lower the effect as an 3d brakelight.....
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The curve of the wall is why using a normal bubble is not practical. Manufacturing one is more than I want to get into. I do have a question, what is a conniekit?

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If he's talkin about what I think he is it's the spare tire mounted on the back of a car in a hard cover, usually has the bumper wrapped out around it. I'm sure you've seen them. A continental kit is the full name for them. Commonly seen on old Thunderchickens and such.
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Postby doug hodder » Mon Oct 20, 2008 12:30 am

Thunderchickens..... :lol: :lol: haven't heard that in a long time Rich..and here I forgot all about that! I'll have to remember to razz Lee about his 56! Glad to see you got an "official" support for the Jelly Belly build Del. Doug
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Postby CaptainKram » Mon Oct 20, 2008 10:00 am

del wrote:
CaptainKram wrote:Del, A galley built for two! :thumbsup: :applause: NICE!!! 8) 8)

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Thank you, although I will be the only one using it, and if a second person ever helps, they best not be tall.

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Mary and I share cooking duties all the time. Maybe I could lend her out as...OUCH...d**n Mary, I didn't say pimp you out! ;) :lol: :lol: :lol:
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